09-12-2019 Schools news & calendars

TV HOST IN SOUTH HAVEN… Michigan Flywheelers Museum member Ryan Ingalls (right) shows Discovery Channel’s Expedition Unknown host Josh Gates how to run the sawmill at the museum. Gates and film crew were in South Haven on Friday, Sept. 6 filming an episode about the mysterious plane disappearance that happened years ago over Lake Michigan. While in South Haven, they stopped at the museum’s Antique Engine and Tractor Show to do some filming of the event. Along with learning to saw lumber, Gates drove a steam traction engine and an antique tractor.

Coloma  Community Schools Calendar of Events

Friday, September 13 Varsity Football at Buchanan, 7:00 p.m. Saturday, September 14 Varsity Volleyball at Climax-Scotts, 8:00 a.m.; Soccer at LMC, 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 16 Soccer at Kalamazoo Christian, 5:00 p.m.; MS Volleyball at Fennville, 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 17 Intermediate Back to School Night, 6-7 p.m.; JV & Varsity Volleyball vs. Kalamazoo Hackett, 5:00 p.m.; Tennis at Kalamazoo Christian, 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 18 Tennis at Brandywine, 4:30 p.m.; Jr. High Football at Constantine, 5:00 p.m.; Middle School Volleyball vs. Saugatuck, 5:00 p.m.; Middle School & High School Cross Country at Schoolcraft, 5:00 p.m.; Soccer vs. Fennville, 6:00 p.m. Thursday, September 19 JV Football at Berrien Springs, 6:00 p.m.

Miss Southwest and Miss Southwest Outstanding Teen contestants sought

Applications are currently being accepted for Miss Southwest and Miss Southwest Outstanding Teen Pageants. Deadline is December 20, 2019. Space will be limited. The Blossomtime Festival is proud and excited to announce a wonderful evening planned for all on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at the St. Joseph High School Auditorium where they will host the Miss Southwest Michigan and Miss Southwest Michigan Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageants. Miss Southwest Outstanding Teen is for young women (ages 13-17) who are residents of Berrien, Cass or Van Buren counties. Young women who are residents of Berrien, Cass or Van Buren counties ages 17 through 24 will vie for the title of Miss Southwest Michigan. The Miss Southwest Michigan Scholarship Pageant is the only preliminary competition in Berrien, Cass and Van Buren counties that leads to the Miss Michigan Pageant and ultimately, Miss America. Last year, the Miss America Organization and its State and local organizations made available more than $45 million in cash and scholarship assistance. This assistance is not just for the handful of young women who become Miss America, but is available to the over 12,000 young women who compete in the state and local competitions as well. Miss Sunset Coast 2019, Sarah Dudinetz, placed 1st Runner Up to Miss Michigan 2020! Don’t miss the deadline of December 20, 2019. For further information and applications e-mail www.southwestmichiganpageant@gmail.com.

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Watervliet Public Schools Calendar of Events

Thursday, September 12 High School/Middle School Picture Day; 7th grade White Volleyball at Bridgman, 5:00 p.m.; 8th grade White Volleyball at River Valley, 5:00 p.m.; JV Football, Home vs. Gull Lake, 6:00 p.m.; Varsity Boys Soccer at Delton Kellogg, 6:00 p.m. Friday, September 13 North School Spirit Day; Freshman Vision Screening; Varsity Football at Parchment, 7:00 p.m. Saturday, September 14 7th & 8th grade Maroon Volleyball at Comstock Invitational, 9:00 a.m. Monday, September 16 7th & 8th grade White Volleyball at Saugatuck, 5:00 p.m.; Varsity Boys Soccer at Berrien Springs, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 17 JV Volleyball at Saugatuck, 5:30 p.m.; Varsity Volleyball at Saugatuck, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 18 MS Football at Brandywine, 5:00 p.m.; Varsity Boys Soccer, Home vs. Lawton, 5:00 p.m.; 7th & 8th grade Maroon Volleyball, Home vs. Lawton, 5:00 p.m. Thursday, September 19 JV Football at Hartford, 6:00 p.m. Friday, September 20 HOMECOMING Homecoming Parade from Arclight to Panther Stadium, 5:30 p.m.; Varsity Football vs. Fennville, 7:00 p.m.; HS Homecoming Dance, 9:00 -11:30 p.m. Saturday, September 21 8th grade White Volleyball at River Valley Tournament, 9:00 a.m.; 8th grade Maroon Volleyball at Martin Tournament, 9:00 a.m.; HS/MS Cross Country at Bangor Invitational, 9:00 a.m.